July 22 – On This Day In History

22 July

What happened today in history?

  • 1298 – Battle of Falkirk – William Wallace is defeated by Edward I of England.
  • 1933 – Wiley Post becomes the first person to complete a solo around the world flight.
  • 2013 – Son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George Alexander Louis is born at 4:24 pm, weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces

Who was born today?

  • 1882 – Edward Hopper – American artist.
  • 1948 – S. E. Hinton – American writer.
  • 1992 – Selena Gomez – American singer and actress.

 

Who died today?

  • 1832 – Napoleon II – Emperor of France.
  • 1934 – John Dillinger – American bank robber.

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